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Sam Amick: Howard, Lakers all smiles in camp as attention zeroe…

Sam Amick: Howard, Lakers all smiles in camp as attention zeroes in on team

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Oct 3, 2012
Dwight Howard no longer wants to be the center of attention -- he just wants to be the center for the Lakers. So far, Sam Amick reports Los Angeles' new superstar is fitting in just fine.
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  • Sam Amick: Majority of Lakers in favor of the NBA's new anti-fl…

    Sam Amick: Majority of Lakers in favor of the NBA's new anti-flopping policy

    CNNSI.com Oct 3, 2012
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Had this been Lakers training camp circa 1990, the reaction to Wednesday's flopping news wouldn't have been so funny.
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  • Lakers turn to Princeton offense behind Nash

    Lakers turn to Princeton offense behind Nash

    nba.com Oct 3, 2012
    Although Steve Nash has a Ph.D. in the pick-and-roll, he's spending this month as a freshman in Princeton.
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  • Douglas-Roberts Added to Lakers Camp

    Douglas-Roberts Added to Lakers Camp

    purpleandgoldblog.com Oct 3, 2012
    At some point in the eve of the Lakers media day, Mitch Kupchak made another move to improve an already stacked roster. This time, he added veteran wingman Chris Douglas-Roberts to the list of training camp hopefuls. With Roberts, the Lakers now have 16…
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  • Slur from Clippers' Barnes on police car video

    Slur from Clippers' Barnes on police car video

    ESPN.com Oct 3, 2012
    Los Angeles Lakers forward Matt Barnes has been released from jail after being arrested on suspicion of threatening a police officer who stopped him for a traffic warrant.
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  • Sam Amick: Lakers success will start with offense

    Sam Amick: Lakers success will start with offense

    CNNSI.com Oct 3, 2012
    The Lakers began installing their version of the traditional Princeton offense on Tuesday, which will ultimately determine the success of this star-studded roster, declares Sam Amick.
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  • Video - Hot Button: Most Important Laker 01:30

    Hot Button: Most Important Laker

    Oct 3
    Which Laker will have the biggest impact on the team this season?
  • Video - Can Kobe, Nash Co-Exist? 06:04

    Can Kobe, Nash Co-Exist?

    Oct 3
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Kobe Bryant's comments about not being a selfish player.

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  • Sam Amick: Howard, Lakers all smiles in camp as attention zeroes in on tea…

    Oct 3
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Dwight Howard left his new team's practice facility Wednesday in much the same way he had in the three weeks before: off the court that sits beneath all those retired jerseys of Lakers legends, past the friendly staffer at the fron…
  • Sam Amick: Majority of Lakers in favor of the NBA's new anti-flopping poli…

    Oct 3
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Had this been Lakers training camp circa 1990, the reaction to Wednesday's flopping news wouldn't have been so funny.
  • Sam Amick: Lakers success will start with offense

    Oct 3
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The doors opened on the much-anticipated first day of Lakers practice, and everything relevant and substantive about the most compelling team of this NBA season was right there to be seen.